Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,589,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (78.3 %)

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Scripture
Status
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 233,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Translation Needed 5
 De'ang, Pale China 11,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.12 % 0.12 % New Testament 1
 Burmese Singapore 20,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.30 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Thailand 207,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.40 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 4
 Burmese United Kingdom 14,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Okinawan, Ryukyuan Bolivia 2,400 Okinawan, Central Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Bible Portions 1
 Lao France 19,000 Lao Buddhism 3.00 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,400 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Phuan Thailand 209,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 4
 Phu Thai Thailand 491,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
 Phu Thai United States 56,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 % Translation Started 1
 Thai, Isan Norway 18,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan New Zealand 8,400 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan United States 85,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Choni China 171,000 Choni Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Unspecified 3
 Tai Lue Laos 129,000 Lu Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
 Tai Lue Thailand 91,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Mongol, Khalka Czechia 2,500 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Shangri La China 104,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 3.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Kuan, Khuen China 1,700 Khuen Buddhism 0.11 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 1
 Khuen United States 2,800 Khuen Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 1
 Tseku China 15,000 Tseku Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 1
 Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 31,156,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.35 % 0.08 % Complete Bible 623
Khoton Mongolia 13,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 % New Testament 1
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 184,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Bible Portions 4
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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